The Old Woman Spring first appears in "1980: Living for Tomorrow!", when spring arrives at Penguin Village. She asks for Gyaosu's microphone to sing in "Barber Shop Panic: Part 1". She is seen in her shop when Arale Norimaki asks her if she sells bra in "W:c:Drslump:Arale Goes on an Errand". The Old Woman Spring sells cigarettes to Kinoko Sarada in "Kinoko on the Loose", thinking it is for the little girl's parents. She also appears in the chapter "Leave It to Akiko".
Video game appearance
- Old Woman Spring was voted the 11th Dumbest character and 13th Coolest character in the "I'm Number One!" Contest held in Dr. Slump volume 8.
- The old woman who found Piccolo Jr.'s egg in "Lost and Found" looks like Old Woman Spring.